Have you ever had Mexican food and simultaneously had a bad day? We didn’t think so. When it comes to tacos, there are three cardinal rules: nothing soggy, chewy or bland, please. Because there’s nothing worse than biting into a sad taco. That’s why we’re committed to helping you find the best tacos New York City has to offer—and trust us, there are plenty. Whether you’re looking for vegan or gluten-free options, from a Mexican restaurant, a hole in the wall or a beloved taco truck, you can’t go wrong with any of these picks. Ranging across the five boroughs, we’ve rounded up 32 stand-out options of the best tacos in NYC for Cinco de Mayo, Taco Tuesday or any old meal.